Monday, April 20, 2009

Conventional Commodity: Rubber Boots

Con-ven-tion-al: adjective, (kuhn-ven-shuh-nl): ordinary rather than different or original.
Com-mod-i-ty: noun, (kuh-mod-i-tee): something of use, advantage, or value.

But they're fancy rubber boots!
I've had a solid black pair of rubber boots since I was in high school (for feeding the horses when it rains) ...let's just say they are a quarter of a century old. Yeah, rubber last a l-o-n-g time, but they were getting dry-rotted so badly that they had splits in the rubber... not so water proof anymore. So, momma got herself a new pair of boots!

Hey, it's the Little Things.

6 comments:

  1. You can dance in the rain, they are 'cool'

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  2. It's not what you do, it's the attitude you do it with. And your attitude in them boots gonna rock the barn!

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  3. Yessir-ee, I wear them. They do, after all, keep my feet dry when there's a gully-washer.
    When buying them, it was this or solid black... I'm learning to live a little more on the edge as I get older.
    :-)

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  4. Oh... RR, yes! Well, even if my attitude doesn't come through, our toddler sure likes them!

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  5. I LOVE them ! I used to have a dress with pretty much the same pattern on it when I was in high school - and I was *stylin'... let me tell you! I loved that dress, but alas... I outgrew it. ;-(

    These boots would have won out over black for me too!
    I recently saw some here that were covered in ladybugs, and they were just adorable!

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